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    A Mumei Shinto Tanto of Unokubi Tsukuri Form with Rain Dragon Horimono.
    The blade with 30.8 cm cutting edge and gunome midare hamon. Horimono of rain dragon omote. Ubu nakago with one mekugi-ana, shakado habaki. Shibuichi fuchi-kashira gilt grasshopper menuki. Round heianjo tsuba with copper and gold inlay. Saya combines spiral roiro lacquer with ishime. Condition of blade, clean wear to horimono. Some extremely minor rust, no significant flaws. Mounts in good condition with no significant damage to lacquer except one minor split. Honoki wood shirasaya. With NBTHK Hozon origami paper on blade and Koshirae.

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